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RE: st: tab frequencies


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: tab frequencies
Date   Fri, 4 Dec 2009 17:34:29 -0000

-fre- is excellent for oneway tables. 

For similar but not identical functionality for twoway or higher see
also -tabcount- and -groups- from SSC. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 


Richard Goldstein

I suggest downloading -fre- (from ssc); it has an option to
include all labeled values even if no occurrences

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Katja Hillmann

>> I conducted a survey with questions concerning the satisfaction of
consumers
>> with regard to certain products. 1=excellent, 2=good, 3=normal,
4=bad,
>> 5=very bad
>>
>> In some cases the label 3 (normal) was not choosen by the consumers
we
>> asked. Instead we place a "." for it. When I tabulate the variables,
then
>> stata do not give the frequency of 0  for label 3, but left it out
and
>> places the . as missings beneath the frequency table. How can I force
Stata
>> to give out the label 3 with a frequency of zero:
>>
>> excellent
>> good
>> normal 0
>> bad
>> very bad
>>
>> instead of
>>
>>
>>     satis |      Freq.     Percent        Cum.
>> ------------+-----------------------------------
>>  excellent |          3       33.33       33.33
>>      good |          1       11.11       44.44
>>       bad |          2       22.22       66.67
>>  very bad |          3       33.33      100.00
>> ------------+-----------------------------------
>>     Total |          9      1
>>

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